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The Best Free Stuff of 2012: Alphabetical List

Here's the complete list of all 59 programs, mobile apps, and Web services in our 17th annual roundup of the best free stuff available online.

The Best Free Software, Mobile Apps, and Web Services, 2012 Edition

59 terrific tools for getting your work done, finding great deals, planning a trip, keeping yourself entertained, and more.

The 12 Best Free Entertainment Services and Apps of 2012

Looking for free streaming video and music, creative tools, or just a little something to pass the time? Try Crackle, Picozu Editor, Planetarium, or any of our other picks for no-cost entertainment.

The 12 Best Free Mobile Apps for Commuters, 2012 Edition

With Waze, NextBus, WeatherBug, and other no-cost phone apps, you can avoid traffic jams or make the most of your time on public transit.

The 15 Best Free Business Tools, Apps, and Services of 2012

LogMeIn, OmmWriter Dana I, CloudOn, and other no-cost programs and Web services can improve your productivity and keep your workday running smoothly.

The 6 Best Free Shopping Apps, Web Services, and Tools of 2012

Eager to find bargains online, but worried about missing deals or protecting your payment information? Look to ScoutMob, Dashlane, and other no-cost tools.

The 5 Best Free Social Media and Communication Tools of 2012

If you need to manage your Facebook or Twitter account more effectively, or if you want to gather your pals in face-to-face video chats, check out HootSuite, AV by AOL, and other free utilities and services.

The 4 Best Free Health and Fitness Apps of 2012

With the help of The Eatery, CardioTrainer, and other no-cost mobile coaches, you can take control of your diet and exercise routine.

The 5 Best Free Travel Tools, Apps, and Services of 2012

If you're constantly on the go, use TripIt, Hotspotr, and other free tools to reduce travel hassles.

Pack Your Bags: Travel Hacking Cartel Saves Frequent Travelers Money

If you travel several times a year for work or pleasure, this deal aggregator site can keep you in the loop--for a price.

RockMelt Browser a Swift Choice for Social Media Junkies

Fast, Chromium-based RockMelt integrates well with Facebook (perhaps too well, depending on your interests).

Google Chrome: Still a Strong All-Around Browser

Chrome may not be the perfect browser for everyone, but it’s a well-rounded browser that should fit the needs of most.

Which Browser Should You Use?

Not all Web browsers are created equal. Some are faster; some are more versatile; others are especially secure. We tested six leading browsers to learn where each one excels…and fails.

The Best Browsers for Your Android Phone

Here are five of the most promising browser apps to use with your Android smartphone or tablet.

Firefox 10 Stays Competitive With a Multitude of Add-ons

Mozilla’s browser has been around for nearly a decade, but it’s still spry for its age.